Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1898, 1974
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1907
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1907, 1935, 1988
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1937
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1904, 1909
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1904, 1963
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1903, 1989, 1992
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1905, 1916, 1928, 1940, 1992
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1915, 1928, 1964
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1904
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016, 2017
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1962, 1970, 1976, 1978, 1982
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1967
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020
Ties: 1959, 1978, 1982, 1988
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1968, 1969
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019, 2020
Ties: 1907, 1961
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1969
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019, 2020
Ties: 1909, 1915
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1969, 1970
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1912, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/